Diesel locomotive

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After enjoying Andy’s thread so much I thought I would try a thread on the 5 best looking or favorite electric locomotives. My 5 picks are as follows: 1. GG1 in Brunswick green and with 5 stripes is the best looking for all-time 2. P5a has similar character of a GG1 3. EP-5 Jet in the McGinnis paint scheme 4. E-44 always amazes me how nice a box can look 5. EP-4 very elegant So what are your top 5 electrics and why?

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Kate
diesel locomotives planned but never built | O Gauge Railroading On Line Forum Railroad Images, Railroad Art, Gas Turbine, Railroad Photos, Train Art, Train Pictures, Diesel Locomotive, Transportation Design, Steam Trains

i keep finding lists of locomotives planned but never built on trains magazine locomotives like the RB3600 , FG9 and ALCO C636P (pictured below ) i also found these MK5500AC , and MK6000AC and here is proof that these being planned In the early 1990s MK Rail , a long time locomotive remanufacturer, announced its plan to compete directly with Electro Motive Division ( EMD ) and GE Transportation Systems ( GE ) by beginning its own high-horsepower locomotive program, starting with a 5,000…

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Heather Jackson
Giant turbine and diesel locomotives followed Union Pacific’s famous Big Boys - Trains Side Walkway, Union Pacific Train, First Fleet, Kenosha Wisconsin, Steam Turbine, Union Pacific Railroad, Abandoned Train, Gas Turbine, Railroad Photography

Union Pacific’s fascination with large, single-unit freight locomotives did not end when it received the last of its 25 Big Boys in 1944. The railroad fielded fleets of powerful gas-turbine-electric and double-engined diesel locomotives in the 1950s and 1960s. [...]Read More...

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Jon Greenlees
Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain’s Rails | Curbside Classic Kingscross Station, Garden Railroad, Train Video, Traction Engine, Steam Railway, British Railways, Western Region, Tyne And Wear, Trainspotting

(first posted 12/5/2014) CC has already heard the story of Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive and pride of the London and North Eastern Railway. But by 1960, Mallard and […]

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Stuart Petre